Setting Up the VMware ESX Server
For VMware Infrastructure 3
Creating the Virtual Switches
Add two virtual switches (vSwitch) for iSCSI to VMware ESX.
Define two virtual network port types ("Service Console" and "VMkernel") for the added vSwitch.
Also assign IP addresses on the same subnet to the defined Service Console and VMkernel.
Adding a Service Console
Select the [Configuration] tab on VMware Infrastructure Client and click [Add Networking].
Select [Service Console] and click the [Next] button.
Select the checkbox of the target network adapter and click the [Next] button.
Check the [Service Console] details, set an arbitrary VLAN ID, IP address, and subnet mask, and click the
Check the [Service Console] IP address and click the [Finish] button.
Confirm that the virtual switch (vSwitch1) has been created as follows.
Adding a VMkernel
Select the [Configuration] tab on VMware Infrastructure Client and select the target virtual switch' s
Select the [VMkernel] radio button, and click the [Next] button.
Confirm that the VMkernel is displayed, set the IP address (an optional VLAN ID may be set, as necessa-
ry), and click the [Next] button.
Confirm the settings shown on the confirmation screen and click the [Finish] button.
A message about Gateway settings appears.
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to add Service Console to vSwitch2.
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